As coronavirus infections continue to rise in Egypt, the country also faces other serious threats. How will Egypt deal with urgent challenges such as the Ethiopian dam crisis and Nile water scarcity, rising military tensions in Libya, and long-marginalized regions including the Sinai?
In many countries, the pandemic is providing justifications for crackdowns on rights, changes in law, and postponement of elections. What is happening in Egypt?
How hard will Egypt be hit by the pandemic’s health effects? To what extent is its health system meeting the challenge?
Protests have engulfed the United States since the murder of George Floyd. As the global movement for racial equality unfolds, the coronavirus has and will shape its trajectory.
The coronavirus will not be over in the fall. If we do nothing, we risk the kind of debacle we saw in Wisconsin in April: low turnout, closed polling stations, endless voting lines, last-minute litigation and, at the end of the day, an election discredited and delegitimized.
The U.S. military’s constitutional guardrails and apolitical tradition have been slowly eroding in recent years.
Government responses to the coronavirus are disrupting civil society around the world. But the pandemic is also catalyzing new forms of civic activism. Members of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network share their insights.
The Trump administration doubles down on its hard-line policies toward China and Iran, even as the world struggles with the coronavirus pandemic.
China’s growing economic weight and the continued absolute control over its politics by the authoritarian Chinese Communist Party (CCP) make the role of China a unique dynamic in the world.
Many protest movements have adapted to coronavirus-related restrictions as they fold new public health and economic concerns into their lists of governance grievances.